Perfect Blue 18

Wed 29 May, 8pm



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Director: Satoshi Kon

Cast: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto

Year: 1997

Duration: 82 mins

Certificate: 18

★★★★★ – Bloody Disgusting

★★★★ – The Skinny

★★★★ – Total Film

Satoshi Kon's 1997 anime thriller is beautiful and brutal in equal measure – loosely based on the novel by Yoshikazu Takeuchiny and following the career of pop idol turned actress Mima Kirigoe.

Deciding to leave her J-pop group, Mima takes on a role in a violent detective drama which upsets fans used to her clean-cut image and she becomes the victim of an obsessive stalker. When a series of gruesome murders take place, reality and fantasy begin to blur and Mima loses her grip on reality.

In Japanese with English subtitles

Screening as part of Footprints Film Festival – a big screen celebration of influential movies, curated by DMU students.

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Wed 29 May

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